No. 1040.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Winchester.

No. 137.]

Sir: Your dispatch No. 212, of the 21st ultimo, reporting your action under my instruction No. 130 of the 22d of March last to you, relative to measures for preventing the emigration to this country from Switzerland of persons who intend to violate the laws of the United States by entering into polygamous relations, has been received. Your course is approved by the Department.

I am, etc.,

T. F. Bayard.